Michigan Agriculture in the Classroom

Lab Educator Recruitment

Lab Educator Recruitment

The FARM Science Lab is recruiting educators to teach in the FARM Science Lab for the 2019-2020 school year. The FARM Science Lab is a mobile education program that teaches K-5 students about agriculture through interactive lessons and hands-on activities linked to the Next Generation Science Standards.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have 3 or more years of teaching experience, or equivalent service.
  • Have a basic understanding of Michigan agriculture and farming, or the willingness to learn.
  • Can perform a scripted agriculture lesson that is engaging and entertaining. One must also be comfortable with modifying the lesson to meet the classroom needs.
  • Communicate with school officials and community volunteers about the FARM Science Lab program.
  • Work with volunteers to assist in providing the hands-on experience.
  • Have access to a reliable vehicle to travel to schools.
  • Be able to lift up to 30 pounds.

Educators will receive a competitive stipend and mileage reimbursement for each school day of programming. Overnight travel may be required, but will be avoided if possible; additional compensation and lodging will be provided.

If interested , email a resume and cover letter or for more information please email Michelle Blodgett.